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Tomato, Basil, and Cheese Tart with Pancetta Crust

Tomato, Basil, and Cheese Tart with Pancetta Crust Recipe

  • ¼ pound pancetta* or bacon
  • l¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces and chilled
  • 2 tablespoons chilled vegetable shortening
  • 4 large tomatoes, sliced 1/3 inch thick
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt plus more for sprinkling the tomatoes
  • 1 cup firmly packed fresh basil leaves plus 3 sprigs for garnish
  • ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup coarsely grated whole milk mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • About 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil for brushing the tomatoes
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Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 493kcal (25%)
Total Fat 36g (55%)
Saturated Fat 16g (82%)
Cholesterol 138mg (46%)
Total Carbohydrate 27g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 5g
Protein 16g
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.



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